Solved Paper HPAS Prelims 2022 – [Part-3]

By | October 25, 2022

71. Who was the author of the book “Tarikh-i-Rashidi” ?

  1. Ahmed Yadgaar
  2. Mirza Haidar Dughlat
  3. Gulam Hussain
  4. Shaikh Rizqullah Mushtaqui

72. Who was the founder of “Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science” (1876) ?

  1. C.V. Raman
  2. Mahendralal Sirkar
  3. Father Lafont
  4. Ashutosh Mukherjee

73. Who said, “Lord Ripon, the savior of India and his rule-the beginning of a Golden age in India”?

  1. Florence Nightingale
  2. P.E. Roberts
  3. Lovat Frazer
  4. Eric Stokes

74. Who said, “Raja Rammohan was the only person in his time to realise completely the significance of the modern age”?

  1. Aurobindo Ghosh
  2. Rabindranath Tagore
  3. Sumit Sarkar BAT
  4. Barun De

75. Which among the following books was not written by Dr. B.R. Ambedkar?

  1. The Annihilation of Caste
  2. States and Minorities
  3. What Congress and Gandhi have done to the Untouchables
  4. India in Transition

76. Which pair is not correctly matched?

Education Commission/  Year Committee

  1. Sadler University Commission – 1917
  2. Hunter Education Commission – 1887
  3. The Hartog Committee – 1929
  4. Indian Universities Act – 1904

77. Where was the “Indian Independence Committee” set up by Lala Hardayal and his friends ?

  1. Rome (Italy)
  2. Berlin (Germany)
  3. London (England)
  4. Paris (France)

78. Milam glacier is located in:

  1. Karakoram region
  2. Pir Panjal region
  3. Nepal region
  4. Kumaun Garhwal region

79. Zojila pass is located in:

  1. Punjab Himalayas,
  2. Kumaun Himalayas
  3. Nepal Himalayas
  4. Assam Himalayas

80. Vadinar oil refinery is managed by :

  1. Reliance Industries
  2. Bharat Petroleum
  3. Essar Oil Ltd
  4. Hindustan Petroleum

81. Which of the following countries is landlocked?

  1. Peru
  2. Bolivia
  3. Surinam
  4. Uruguay

82. Where are the Balearic Islands located?

  1. Mediterranean Sea
  2. Black Sea
  3. Baltic Sea
  4. North Sea

83. Turkey is located between :

  1. Black Sea and the Caspian Sea
  2. Black Sea and the Mediterranean Sea
  3. Gulf of Suez and the Mediterranean Sea
  4. Dead Sea and the Black Sea

84. Flemish are the tribes of :

  1. Croatia
  2. South Africa
  3. New Zealand
  4. Belgium

85. Make a sequence of the following countries from North to South :

  1. Romania
  2. Bulgaria
  3. Ukraine
  4. Greece

Choose the correct answer from the options given below :

  1. (1), (2), (3), (4)
  2. (3), (1), (2), (4)
  3. (4), (3), (2), (1)
  4. (3), (2), (4), (1)

86. Match List I with List II :

List 1 (Sea)  List II (Country)

  1. Black Sea – (i) Bulgaria
  2. Red Sea – (ii) China 
  3. Yellow Sea -(iii) Eritrea 
  4. Caspian Sea – (iv) Kazakhstan 

Choose the correct answer from the options given below: 

         (a) (b) (c) (d)

  1. (i) (iv) (ii) (iii)
  2.  (i) (iii) (i) (iv)
  3.  (i) (iii) (ii) (iv)
  4.  (i) (iv) (i) (iii)

87. Match List I with List II :

 List I (Mineral) –  List II (Place)

  1. Mica (i) Khetri
  2. Bauxite  (ii) Hazaribagh
  3. Manganese  (iii) Palamau
  4. Copper (iv) Keonjhar

Choose the correct answer from the options given below

(a) (b) (c) (d)

  1. (ii) (iv) (i) (ii)
  2. (ii) (ii) (iv) (i)
  3. (ii) (iv) (i) (ii)
  4.  (ii) (it) (i) (iv)

88. Match List I with List II :

List I (Dam) – List II (River)

  1. Nagarjun Sagar – (i) Mahanadi 
  2. Matatilla – (ii) Barakar
  3. Maithon  – (iii) Krishna 
  4. Hirakud  – (iv) Betwa

Choose the correct answer from the options given below: 

(a) (b) (c) (d)

  1. (iii) (i) (ii) (iv)
  2.  (i) (iv) (ii) (ii)
  3.  (ii) (iv) (ii) (i)
  4.  (iv), (ii) (iii)

89. Who decides the matter of disqualification of MLA for matters other than those given in the Tenth Schedule of the Constitution?

  1. Speaker Legislative Assembly
  2. High Court
  3. Governor
  4. State Election Commission

90. Which Article of the Constitution of India bars a Member of Parliament from holding an office of profit under the Government of India or the Government of any State?

  1. Article 100 (1)(b)
  2. Article 101 (1)(c)
  3. Article 102 (1) (a)
  4. Article 103 (1)(d)

91. What is the object of cut motion?

  1. To reduce income tax
  2. To reduce excise duty
  3. To reduce expenditure in the Budget proposals
  4. To reduce plan expenditure

92. Through 73rd Constitutional Amendment Act 1/3 seats for the women are reserved in the Panchayats under which Article?

  1. Article 243-A
  2. Article 243-B
  3. Article 243-C
  4. Article 243-D

93. When any official does not perform his duty, High Court/Supreme Court can issue which writ?

  1. Habeas Corpus
  2. Prohibition
  3. Mandamus
  4. Quo Warranto

94. Which Articles have been inserted to provide reservations for Economically Sections (EWS) in 2019?

  1. Articles 15(1) and 16(1)
  2. Articles 15(2) and 16(2)
  3. Articles 15(4) and 16(4)
  4. Articles 15(6) and 16(6)

95.The purpose of an adjournment motion is to:

  1. Seek the leave of the House to introduce a bill
  2. Censure the Government
  3. Propose a reduction in the budget
  4. Draw the attention of the House to a matter of urgent public importance

96. Judiciary in India enjoys the power of Judicial Review on the principle of “procedure established by law” which means:

  1. Judge in India can declare a law invalid simply because in their opinion the law is not due
  2. Judges in India can question the validity of undue law even if it is within limits of the constitution
  3. Judges in India cannot question the validity of law, provided it is within the limits of the constitution
  4. None of the above

97. Regarding the Interim Government of 1946 which of the following is not correct?

  1. Jawaharlal Nehru was the Prime Minister/Head of the Executive Council
  2. Jawaharlal Nehru was designated as the Vice President of the Viceroy’s Executive Council
  3. The Viceroy continue to be the Head of the Executive Council
  4. The members of the Indian Government were members of Viceroy’s Executive Council

98. What do you understand by ‘Zero Hour’ in the Indian Parliamentary Procedure?

  1. The time at the end of the question hour and before the debate on other agenda of the day
  2. Time just before the question hour
  3. When any special privilege motion is accepted
  4. First hour of the session

99. What constitute the definition of Money Bill under Article 110 of the Indian Constitution?

  1. The imposition, abolition, alternation in regulation any tax
  2. The regulation of borrowings of money by central government
  3. The appropriation of money out of the consolidated fund of India
  4. All of the above

100. What is the current position of representation of Anglo-Indians in the Lok Sabha?

  1. Two Anglo-Indians are nominated by the President
  2. One Anglo-Indian is represented
  3. Nomination of them has been done away with by 104th Constitutional amendment
  4. They are nominated as per their population

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